Arsene Wenger, Jose Mourinho and the other managers named in the Premier League’s top ten bosses

Former Premier League strikers Alan Shearer and Ian Wright have teamed together to discuss the 10 best Premier League managers of all-time.

On the latest edition of the Match of the Day: Top 10 podcast, the trio have discussed some of the greatest-ever managers to grace the Premier League dugouts. 

Here is the list of managers that they discussed, in no particular order:

Carlo Ancelotti, Sir Kenny Dalglish, Rafael Benitez, Sir Alex Ferguson, Pep Guardiola, Jurgen Klopp, Jose Mourinho, Arsene Wenger, Claudio Ranieri, Sir Bobby Robson.

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There are four managers on that list that are still in the Premier League at this present moment: Klopp, Guardiola, Mourinho and Ancelotti.

When speaking about the Everton boss, Wright was not sure that supporters of the Toffees understood what sort of manager they have at the club.

Meanwhile, he described Guardiola as “one of the most tactical minds of the past 10 years”, with the Manchester City boss winning Premier League titles in his time at the Etihad Stadium, back-to-back victories in 2017/18 and 2018/19.

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola
(Image: Alex Livesey – Danehouse/Getty Images)

Guardiola’s arch-rival, Klopp, was also mentioned by the team and Wright admitted that he hopes Liverpool can be crowned Premier League champions this season like they “richly deserve”.

The Reds are 25 points clear at the top of the division, but with football being postponed indefinitely due to the coronavirus outbreak, the season’s conclusion remains uncertain.

“You can’t argue with what Liverpool have done in the past couple of years,” Wright said.

“You just have to hope something can be resolved so they can take the trophy they richly deserve. He’s come in, he laid out what he wanted and what he will do – and he’s done it.

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